Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems: A Global Comparison (Health Care and Disease Management) Egon Jonsson, John Rapoport, Philip Jacobs is available to download
|Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems: A Global Comparison (Health Care and Disease Management)|
Egon Jonsson, John Rapoport, Philip Jacobs
|Type: ||eBook |
|Released: ||2008 |
|Publisher: ||Wiley-VCH |
|Page Count: ||250 |
|Format: ||pdf |
|Language: ||English |
|ISBN-10: ||3527321101 |
|ISBN-13: ||9783527321100 |
Written byÂ local health economics experts, each of the eight chapters in this timely handbook and ready reference describes the national healthcare system of a different industrialized country.Cost Containment and Efficiency ...
Textbook In each case, the 4-5 specific policies with the highest impact on that respective country over the past 20-30 years are identified. In addition, the economic characteristics of each policy are described and, where possible, its success evaluated, discussing the current policy agenda. A final chapter summarizes and synthesizes the major points of the analysis. While the main focus is on economics, this guide is written in non-technical language for an audience of health policy decision makers or students of health policy, making it an invaluable contribution to the current debate surrounding the control of rising healthcare-related costs in the developed world.
About the Author
EDITORS John Rapoport Professor of Economics Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, Ma USA firstname.lastname@example.org Philip Jacobs Institute of Health Economics Edmonton, Alberta Canada email@example.com Egon Jonsson Institute of Health Economics Edmonton, Alberta Canada firstname.lastname@example.org